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Hitachi EC89 Ratings
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11 Helpful Votes
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Not Enough Cfm
Bought this compressor and got rid of my pancake compressor, I'd been doing more jobs on my own so I wasn't using my foreman's compressor. Anyway, I got this thinking I was buying the same one I'd used on other job-sites....... Nope, this sucker can't keep up if your productive using a framing gun. This model can't keep up, it just has to run non stop it seems, and then cause of loss of pressure my nails need to be finished off by hand.

I was really baffled by this 'cause some of the... more
Jim, the Air Compressor Expert
Product Expert
The important thing to look at when you're buying an air compressor is whether the CFM rating of compressor supports the CFM rating of your tools.

This unit produces 3 CFM at 90 PSI; the Features recommend it for light duty tasks like stapling & air brushing. It's made of pro-grade components, but it won't produce the air power needed for a larger air tool.

A framing nailer uses around 4-5 CFM at 70-120 PSI, so this model air compressor does not support that style tool.

Please see our Buyer's Guide for other suggestions on choosing the right Air Compressor for your needs.
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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Handles All My Needs So Far
bought this compressor and so far no problems , handles all my needs so far
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Jp L.
Cabou, ME
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Works Well
Works well with my pneumatic tools.

Needs wheels or dolly, though- the weight was surprising.
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West Memphis, TN
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Bought Two - Kept Zero
The first one was returned due to the fact that it constantly tripped and took 10-15 attempts to reset.

I got a replacement and got it home, took it out of the box, started it up and the trip switch vibrated loose and the plastic holding bracket broke into pieces. I returned it and bought an Ingersoll Rand for more money but better quality.
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